2019 Fed 100

Federal 100: John J. DeSimone

Name: John J. DeSimone
Title: Vice President, Cybersecurity and Special Missions
Company: Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services

The traveler. DeSimone helped launch the DOMino program, Raytheon’s billion-dollar development, operations and maintenance contract with the Department of Homeland Security. His team transformed the company’s business processes, partnered with smaller startup companies to integrate new technologies, launched cyber training academies in the U.K. and Kuwait, and worked on a cooperative cybersecurity accord with the U.K. government. He and his team are cultivating the future cybersecurity workforce by sponsoring cyber defense competitions and scholarships for women who want to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

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